"person who originates or gives clearly index authoritarian — even patriarchal — connotations: "father of all life," "any inventor, constructor or founder," "one who begets," and a "director, commander, or ruler."
DESIGN AUTEUR IS SELLING EXCLUSIVE AND COMPETITIVE IDEOLOGY IN GUISE OF INCLUSIVE AND EMPOWERING RHETORIC
MYTH OF THE AUTEUR BASICALLY FOSTERED DESIGN SCHOOL OF CLICKBAIT & UNPAID WORK
In graphic design everyone seems busy with the next big thing. Designers are expected to have new work to show, new lectures to finish, more Instagram posts, or attend to that new client's work, feeding this insatiable hunger of novelty which only leads to more work, feelings of anxiety and stress. Acknowledging that this is not a possibility for many designers, if our work situation permits us to do less, we could choose to be less focused on work and more on creating other forms of value for ourselves and our communities.